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Dec 7, 2012 9:30am PST
. for these people having open space is a lifeline. portsmouth square is overused. overcrowded. not because it is a great park but because people have nowhere else to go. there's a really high incidence of behavioral problems with kids that live in sros. there are over 500 families live in those single rooms. because of that we think it is very important for you to pass this resolution. we think this opens up the opportunity to identify other open space opportunities and expand open space within the community. i urge your yes vote. thank you. >> thank you very much. >> next speaker. >> good morning. my name is ten chow speaking on behalf of china town community development center. i want to ask you to support the resolution before you. i remember five years ago i was on the task force for the general plan. china town, according to the element in the general plan has china town as high need neighborhood. that mean with list open space per capita in america we have a big population of families with children and senior population with 90%. that means what we have is what we have. and also immi
Dec 1, 2012 5:00pm PST
, is as sarah mentioned, one of the densest neighborhoods with the least amount of open space. portsmouth square in particular is the only park in the heart of the neighborhood. it is used daily by seniors, by children and other low income and immigrant residents from our community for exercise, recreation and community gathering. it is a space heavily used. it is important to the district, to the community and in much need of repair. while there are a few other playgrounds, there is really a great demand for more open space for this very dense neighborhood. it would benefit the health and well-being of the residents. that is why our office urges the commission to support the resolution before you, thank you. >> thank you. >> next speaker. >> president buell, commissioners, general manager ginsburg, ms. mcarthur, my name is phil chen. i'm the chair of the committee for better parks and recreation in china town. the committee is a voluntary organization that has worked with the commission of open space issues over 40 years. we starred in 1969 despite attempt business a developer to turn a playgro
Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm EST
♪ ] for this first programme in the new series of the antiques roadshow, we've come to portsmouth britain's principal naval base for more than 500 years. and, of course, it's been the scene of homecoming for generations of sailors. the image of the sailor coming home from the sea is a very potent and a very powerful one. in the age of sail, the women of portsmouth would come down here to the harbour mouth, never knowing when the ships of their husbands or lovers would return; they might wait for a week, a month, a year, and sometimes, of course, their men never came back. portsmouth's great maritime heritage is now preserved within the historic dockyard the finest collection of ships and naval memorabilia anywhere in the world. the tudor warship, mary rose was salvaged in 1982 and now faces a 20-year restoration program. next to her is nelson's famous flagship, hms victory the lasting memorial of nelson's own victory at trafalgar more than 50 years before this other great ship was built. hms warrior was launched in 1860 and revolutionised naval strat
Dec 5, 2012 7:00am EST
minister give me, as 1500 shipbuilders' that portsmouth will be integral to the building and export of warships and a base port of our future secretary? >> the hon. lady quite rightly speaks up for portsmouth which is and will continue to be an excellent home for the royal navy which is fully committed to ports and whatever decision is taken on the future of shipbuilding the navy will be a major employer in the city, not once the new carriers arrived in a few years time and i am sure my hon. friend will welcome the peninsula, twenty-five billion pound package that could create 1,000 few jobs. >> margaret beckley. >> in june of 2010 the prime minister said despite the deficit reduction plan he would only assure there was, quote, note increase in child politics. the fees stand by that? >> we are doing everything we can to tackle child poverty and it has come down. the point that we specifically did was we increased the element of the child tax credit that goes to the poorest families. >> in the wake of criminal convictions of the staff who repeatedly abused people living at hospital i
Dec 25, 2012 12:00pm EST
, because some of them have escaped or scattered, somewhere in portsmouth, england, plymouth, england. a lot were in alexandria, egypt, where the french, or the british had a large fleet. and the two biggest but not quite finished battleships of the french fled to the car west africa and casablanca. but there was a very large hotel in a place called, on the algerian coast but for a couple of battleships, some big cruisers. and the british came up with this idea, they called it operational catapult. on the morning of july 3, they were going to seize as many friendships as they possibly could by agreement, hopefully, but if not, by force. and they figured in portsmouth and plymouth, england, this would be fairly easy because these ports are surrounded by british ships and british coastal batteries and that kind of thing. and in alexandria, egypt, kind of the same thing because there was a british port with british ports and big guns and british fleet around. there was a different situation because there was only a french flotilla, a french naval base, and the admiralty which is the british nav
Dec 5, 2012 2:00am PST
this morning, a few umbrellas needed in boston up to portsmouth and all of maine. you'll get a quick dose of rain. cold front will cool everyone off on the east coast eventually. so today, the temperatures actually warmer right now than they will be when you come home from work and school later today. only in the 50s. i say only because yesterday we were in the 60s and 70s in some cases. and look at buffalo, dropping down to 35. even a chance of some snow showers in the forecast later on today. so winter is returning across the country, but not a bad day. temperatures in the 30s across the northern plains. we won't watch any big cold chunks of air, but it will cool off. exception whole southern half of the country, from texas into arkansas and through the southeast, get ready for a nice mild weekend. >> all right, bill, thanks so much. >>> just ahead, malcolm in the middle star suffer as stroke at 27. plus hollywood's most overpaid actors and actresses. we'll name names. is december, r- ♪ you can stay in and like something... ♪ [ car alarm deactivates ] ♪ ...or you can get out there
Dec 15, 2012 9:15am EST
and tradesmen tramping through the deep mud to portsmouth square. three sides of the square were taken up by the devil. gambling dens had thrown together hotels and drive time and in flammable kansas ruth's, nuzzling floors and oil paper walls and banneds who played music full blast. they were silent now. only on the fourth and upper side of the square had died taken a small coal in a small building where the rev. william taylor preached in thunder. the way of the transgressors is hard. the great calamity was surely to be called a great tinderbox called san francisco. reverend taylor was really wrong. the building material was all combustible a citizen complaint is friends back east, no fire engines, no hope or ladders and no water accept in deep wells. is it not enough to make a very prudent man trembled? this president warned fire once again at the wind ridge side would be certain to burn the boom town to ash in an instant and he was right. christmas eve fire first appeared as the light of a candle in the second-floor window of a denizen's exchange, one of 30 gambling dens in the square
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am EST
them almost every day and most evenings. and they knew that. he would go to portsmouth around do the same thing. that was his genius. it was rash behavior, he had it do it. host: you said at one point that the lights were supposed to be off but he would smoke his cigar anyway. guest: he either was one occasion there were four of them in the car, coalville, a general, something else and the auto hraoeug auto lights were painted only the upper half and you were not supposed to use them at all if you didn't have to. and he came to a roadblock and the soldier said you there. host: tommy is what they called a british soldier? guest: yes. you in the car you can go no further. and from the car came go to hell, man. i'm thinking well, coleville was too general, the general was too polite. i think the fourth person feels -- was mr. bevan, the minister of labor, he was from the west country of england and he would not have soundedlike that. it was churchill with a cigar in violation of all rules driving around telling the guards to go to hell. host: what did he think of the french? guest:
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Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
's portsmouther green -- former green jobs czar. he told the crowd he's happy that the president won a second term but is, quote, overjoyed that the back lashers lost, saying we just won a tremendous victory because we didn't bow down, buckle down and hand the country over to the worst people ever born. then he compared republicans to people who stand on a beach during a tsunami watching other people drown. >> who stand back and say huh, don't throw a rope. in fact, when he throws a rope, cut the rope. let the bodies pile up on the beach. let the pain accumulate. because our view is this. if enough dead bodies pile up on the beach, they'll fire the lifeguard and we can get the lifeguard's job. that was the strategy of the president's opponent from the very first day. >> joining me now, democratic strategist penny lee and monica crowley. penny, there's usually a period of governance after an election, not with your crowd, but since then you go after susan rice, you're racist, you hate women, and of course, the class warfare card, the president is outn the campaign trail as he now tries to push the
Dec 27, 2012 7:00am PST
in portsmouth. now, the judge set bail for mcdonagh at $35,000. she has been ordered to have no contact with her ex-boyfriend or his parents. authorities in maine and massachusetts, continue to watch their shorelines in case marriott's body washes up. >> a difficult story. thanks, john. >>> we're going to turn, now, to the video we've been showing you this morning. the kicker behind it, posting a video of himself doing this. rather remarkable things with a football. the video has gone viral now. and stunningly, has gotten him a tryout with an nfl team. here's why. believe what you are seeing. a normal guy, just kicking a football, with the precision that makes you think it's got to be fake. but, no. it's real. and his name -- and this 28-year-old from norway, has become a veritable internet sensation. >> summer vacation. and we made a quick shot video of me kicking a football. >> reporter: and now, at least 1 million people have seen the video. >> i think it's around 1.1 actually now. >> reporter: among those, the new york jets. why not look overseas to norway, for an answer. >> they watched the
Dec 5, 2012 7:30am EST
smaller -- 12 smaller cities, cambridge, darby, oxford, portsmouth, york, newport, aberdeen, and derry, londonderry. in addition to a third of a billion pounds announced this autumn for british science, we are today announcing 600 million pounds more for the u.k. scientific research infrastructure, and since improving our education system is the best investment in a competitive economy, i am today committing 270 million pounds to fund improvements in further education colleges and one billion pounds to expand good schools and build 100 new free schools and academies. [cheers and applause] mr. speaker, scotland, wales and northern ireland will get their share of additional capital spending put at their disposal as involved in administrations. on top of this five billion pounds of support for business, we are ready to provide guarantees for up to 40 billion pounds more. today i can announce the projects worth 10 billion pounds are prequalified, we're offering guarantees for housing two. our country's pension funds will launch their new investment platforms next year as well, and we have
Dec 5, 2012 8:00pm EST
, portsmouth, york, newport, aberdeen, and jerry, london. we are today announcing 600 million pounds more for the uk research project and improving this is our best defense in a tough economy. i'm committed to funding improvements in their education policies and 1 billion pounds to expand good schools and build 100 new free schools and academies. [cheers] >> mr. speaker, scotland, wales, northern ireland, will get their share of additional capital at the disposal of their administration. on top of this, we are ready to provide guarantees of up to 40 billion pounds more. i can announce the projects of 10 million pounds of our event prequalified. we are offering 10 billion pounds of housing. our country pension plans will launch their investment platform next year as well, and we have published details of the replacement to the discredited efi. we will now ensure that we also share in the words. i commend my honorable friend for his work in this area. we are equipping britain to win in the global race. the average investment, which is 29 billion pounds is now 33 billion pounds. now, savings
Dec 12, 2012 9:00am EST
worker in portsmouth whose job she helped save put it, we love her, we love her and she loves us. and i can't recall ever saying that publicly about a u.s. senator, the ship worker said, but truly she is a wonderful person. senator snowe will tell you many of her political views solidified during her modest maine upbringing. her parents ran a diner near augusta, and while they didn't have much, her father was adamant she receive a good education. so much so that he was dismayed to learn her kindergarten only lasted half the day. he was convinced, she once said, that i was getting off on the wrong foot. it was at school that olympia first discovered her passion for politics. at st. basil's academy, a greek orthodox girls' school she attended until she was 15, she won her first election as dorm president. she later graduated from edward little high school in auburn, maine, and subsequently attended the university of maine where in 1969 she earned a degree in political science. it was also in college that she met peter snowe. peter shared olympia's passion for politics. they married shortl
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